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Writing and Citing: Guides by Style and Discipline

APA

APA style was developed by the American Psychological Association. The social sciences often use APA style for documenting sources.

CSE

CSE style was developed by the Council of Science Editors. It is often used in Biology and Kinesiology. For the Biology and Kinesiology Departments, please cite all articles using the print format - whether you are using the print or not. Do not include URLs, date accessed, names of databases, etc.

MLA

MLA was developed by the Modern Language Association. The humanities typically use MLA format to cite sources.

Turabian / Chicago

Turabian style is named for its developer Kate Turabian, and is used in various disciplines, including history. This style is sometimes referred to as Chicago style since it is based on The Chicago Manual of Style.

Biology

For the Biology Department, please cite all articles using the print format - whether you are using the print or not. Do not include URLs, date accessed, names of databases, etc.

Chemistry

Computer Science

Education

APA style was developed by the American Psychological Association. The social sciences often use APA style for documenting sources.

History

Turabian style is named for its developer Kate Turabian, and is used in various disciplines, including history. This style is sometimes referred to as Chicago style since it is based on The Chicago Manual of Style.

Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, the Arts)

MLA was developed by the Modern Language Association. The humanities typically use MLA format to cite sources.

Kinesiology

For the Kinesiology Department, please cite all articles using the print format - whether you are using the print or not. Do not include URLs, date accessed, names of databases, etc.

Music

Nursing

APA style was developed by the American Psychological Association. The social sciences often use APA style for documenting sources.

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

APA style was developed by the American Psychological Association. The social sciences often use APA style for documenting sources.

Religious Studies

Social Sciences

APA style was developed by the American Psychological Association. The social sciences often use APA style, though some disciplines such as sociology use different styles.

Sociology